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Education community discusses future of state’s public education

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 12th, 2013


Holly Sow/ Arizona Silver Belt
Representatives of the educational community gathered on Tuesday, Feb. 5 in the Supervisors’ Hearing Room to meet and discuss issues of concern with the state’s education system as well as provide feedback on the governor’s Arizona Ready education program, which includes a new set of tests to replace the AIMS in the coming years. Guest speaker and honored guest was Dr. Craig Barrett, former CEO of Intel and an avid supporter of quality public education in Arizona (pictured center).
Globe — “Unless we do a good job implementing common core standards, the rest won’t happen.”

With these words, Dr. Craig Barrett, former CEO of Intel Corp. and president of the Arizona Ready Council, opened a town hall-style forum on public education and the implementation of common core standards in Arizona’s schools in the Board of Supervisors Conference Room last Tuesday, Feb. 5.

For the complete article see the 02-13-2013 issue.

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